Category Archives: Thriller

Q&D Book Review: Code Name Verity by Elizabeth Wein

This book enthralled me from the opening words: I AM A COWARD. Split into two sections, this book is told by two best friends, girls that would have most likely never met, much less been friends, if it hadn’t been for the war. Maddie is the... Read More | Share it now!

Release Week Book Review: ‘The Reluctant Assassin’ (W.A.R.P. #1) by Eoin Colfer

Rating: 4 In my frenzy of book reading over the last couple of years, I have not ventured much into the world of middle grades stories. Sure, my daughter read a lot and we spent much time browsing titles at (sniff) Borders Books or at the library. I... Read More | Share it now!

Book Review: ‘Double Crossed’ by Ally Carter

Who doesn’t like crossovers where your favorite characters from different stories get to be together? This is the best of the best: a Gallagher Girl and Heist Society mash-up! Rating: 4 The Low Down: Macey McHenry is bored at the society auction, so... Read More | Share it now!

Release Day Book Review: ‘Also Known As’ by Robin Benway

The book gods were listening when I was on my knees begging for more thriller/espionage/spy books for young adults. Rating: 4 The Low Down: Maggie is a spy. Well, to be exact, she is a safecracker. One of, if not the, best. She’s the daughter of... Read More | Share it now!

Book Review: ‘Heist Society’ by Ally Carter

Rating: 4 The Low Down: Katarina “Kat” Bishop has decided to leave the family business for high school. She wants to feel like the opposite of a thief, like a normal teen. Even though she has to create a backstory and scholastic history to get in,... Read More | Share it now!

Review: ‘Cross My Heart and Hope to Spy’ by Ally Carter

***IF YOU HAVEN’T READ THE FIRST BOOK IN THE SERIES, THERE WILL BE SPOILERS*** Rating: 4 The Low Down: All the students at The Gallagher Academy are returning after Winter Break. Though Cammie was debriefed in DC regarding Josh, her... Read More | Share it now!